We love our volunteers. They are passionate and dedicated and help us elevate the members of our South End and Lower Roxbury community.
Below, check out a list of some of our latest, fantastic volunteer opportunities here at United South End Settlements. To learn more about volunteering at USES, contact Volunteer Coordinator Heather Kaufmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 617-375-8111.
Adult Basic Education (ABE) Tutor
Provide adult learners with one-on-one support in subjects such as basic math, reading, and writing as they prepare for the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET).
Students are available for tutoring outside of class-time Friday mornings and weekday afternoons (commitment of 1-3 hours/week). Classes meet Monday-Thursday 9:15am-2:15pm and Tuesday/Thursday 5:30pm-8:30pm. Opportunities to volunteer as an in-class assistant exist as well.
Understanding of specific academic subject matter; compassion and patience when working with diverse populations; some experience in teaching and/or tutoring preferred.
Provide adult English Language Learners with one-on-one support in reading, writing, conversation, and pronunciation.
Students are available for tutoring on Monday mornings and weekday afternoons (commitment of 1-3 hours/week)
Mastery of English language. Compassion and patience when working with diverse populations; some experience in teaching and/or tutoring ESOL preferred.
After School Classroom Assistant
Engage with children ages 5-12, help with homework, assist in planning group activities.
Monday-Friday 2:30pm-6:00pm (commitment 2+ hours, one afternoon/week)
Some experience working with children ages 5-12 preferred; ability to lead activities preferred.
Early Childhood Classroom Assistant
Engage with children ages 0-5 and assist with supervision and planning of activities.
Monday-Friday 10:00am-12:00pm or 3:oopm-5:00pm (commitment 2+ hours/week)
Some experience working with children ages 0-5 preferred; ability to lead activities preferred
Senior Services Computer Class Assistant
Help seniors learn the basics of Microsoft programs, design monthly calendars and personal cards, create presentations and more.
Mondays and Fridays, 1:30-3:00pm (class runs from May 11 – July 31)
Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft programs, compassion and patience in working with the elderly; teaching experience preferred.
Events & One-Time Opportunities
Let us know you wish to be informed of one-time volunteer opportunities such as community events or clean-up days and we will add you to our event volunteer mailing list.
Board and Committee Opportunities
We are always looking for people to join our board of directors and/or board committees (Fundraising, Finance, Program, Real Estate) – to help us be a strong and growing organization.
Contact Heather Kaufmann, USES Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com to learn more.